Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 20th Dec 2007 10:13 UTC, submitted by meianoite
Java Straight from the ADC site (a free online account is enough to gain access to the download): "Java SE 6 Developer Preview 8 is an implementation of Sun's Java SE 6 for Mac OS X v10.5.1 and later. This Preview includes Java SE 6 version 1.6.0_01. This Developer Preview does not change the default version of Java. This release is only for Mac OS X v10.5.1 and later, and should not be installed on earlier versions of Mac OS X. This release is for 64-bit Intel-based Macs only and cannot run on PowerPC-based or 32-bit Intel-based Macs."
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Leaving Money on the Table
by MikeekiM on Fri 21st Dec 2007 13:50 UTC
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Apple has a huge opportunity here. Just like it's lock on the scientific community with it's Unix OS and the apps that run on it, and the advertising artistic community with it's Final Cut software for example.

Java is a huge chance at a large chunk of Market Share. Apple needs to do an ROI calculation here. Under-investment in Java means "leaving money on the table". Not a smart management position.

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